Family physicians will test patients for HIV

Семейные врачи будут тестировать пациентов на ВИЧ

Who purchased the test system.

For the second quarter of last year in 12 regions of Ukraine, where prevalence of HIV is high, through the electronic procurement system of the hospital has purchased 102.300 HIV tests.

So, the Dnipropetrovsk purchased 3.265 quick and 2.112 laboratory test systems for HIV infection, which is 5.25% of the total volume purchased in Ukraine.

This was reported by the press service of Public organization “Institute for intelligence and advocacy”.

According to analysts, this is 5 times less than for the first quarter of 2018.

76% of all purchased test systems have three regions of Ukraine. The greatest number of tests purchased in the Donetsk region – 43.3 thousand pieces – as in 2017. In the second quarter of 2018 in the Kherson region purchased the 19.2 thousand test systems, and 15.5 thousand in the Kirovograd region.

30% of hospitals that have purchased the tests during April-June 2018, provide medical assistance for primary care. It is also important that in the framework of healthcare reform, which continues, family doctors will have the opportunity to test for HIV their patients independently in the school where I work.

Analysts IAA noted that the increase in acquisition test systems hospitals primary care clearly mentioned as a positive figure to simplify the process of HIV testing for patients. Because the more stocks test systems in hospitals, which provides medical services, family doctors, the greater number of their patients they will be able to offer such testing.

Семейные врачи будут тестировать пациентов на ВИЧ